Analyst Ratings for Interactive Brokers Group Inc. (IBKR)

Updated: 2017-07-29

An average rating of Hold has been given to Interactive Brokers Group Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, IBKR received an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for IBKR by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 42, which equates to a potential upside of 5.05 percent. The lowest price target was 33, implying potential capital losses of -17.46 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.47 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.53 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.5 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of IBKR to grow at a rate of 35.23 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of IBKR is 1.12.

In the trailing 52-weeks, IBKR hit 40.10 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 31.97. Currently the stock is 25.05 percent higher than its low, and 0.3 percent lower than its 52-week high. IBKR has a P/E ratio of 39.31. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The IBKR value stock report compares IBKR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of IBKR is $16.07 billion. IBKR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.